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Wilson, Harry

Rank: Leading Seaman

Year of death: 1914

Date of birth: 1889

Date of death: 22/9/1914

Place of death: At sea

Service number: 233319

Regiment: HMS Aboukir


Cemetery location: Manor Road Section K

Where remembered?:
Chatham Naval Memorial
Gladstone Road and Municipal Schools Honour Board
Manor Road Cemetery

Biographical Information

Harry Wilson, son of Joseph a railway company checker, and Ellen A Wilson, of 104 Moorland Road, Scarborough, was a pupil at Gladstone Road School and a student at the Municipal School. He joined the Royal Navy on 14/3/1907 when he was 16, as a Boy Second Class and rose through the ranks to become a Leading Seaman.